Virtual WAN

Simple, unified, global connectivity and security

  • Automated large-scale branch connectivity
  • Unified network and policy management
  • Optimised routing using the Microsoft global network

Massive scale with software-defined connectivity

Connect your global branch offices, point-of-sale locations and sites using Azure and the Microsoft global network. Plan, configure and seamlessly deploy new connections, tuned for a growing ecosystem of market-leading partners, OpenVPN clients and Azure ExpressRoute connections.

One place for managing your network

Deploy, manage and monitor your sites and connected Azure virtual networks through a unified portal experience.

Optimise security and agility with our global network

Experience optimal routing and minimal latency for branch-to-branch and branch-to-Azure connectivity. When you connect your on-premises sites to Azure and your traffic enters the Microsoft network, it stays there while traversing the globe.

Why trust Virtual WAN?

  • Microsoft invests more than USD 1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.

  • We employ more than 3,500 security experts completely dedicated to your data security and privacy.

  • Azure has more compliance certifications than any other cloud service provider. View the comprehensive list.

Virtual WAN pricing

  • No upfront cost
  • No termination fees
  • Pay only for what you use

"The technology can be deployed as a complete SD-WAN service stack that provides our customers with the best user experience."

Rik Roberts, Chief Architect, Inde
Inde

"With Riverbed's SteelConnect and Microsoft's Azure Virtual WAN, we are able to deploy locations in minutes easily in a few steps, control the access, and remove complex and expensive scenarios."

Guillaume Mottard, CEO, Sword Technologies, Switzerland
SwordTechnologies

Virtual WAN connectivity partners

Barracuda
Checkpoint Software Technologies
Cisco Meraki
Citrix
CloudGenix
Fortinet
Netfoundry
Palo Alto Networks
riverbed
Silver Peak Systems
Versa
VMware
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Everything you need to get started

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Related products and services

Azure ExpressRoute

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